Now an HBO® Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne
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Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more. Henrietta’s cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can’t afford health…
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, now an HBO film starring Oprah Winfrey & Rose Byrne Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco f..
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How to Use This Book This book is to be used alongside the bestselling book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot for anyone interested in learning about one of t..
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: by Rebecca Skloot | A 15-minute Key Takeaways & Analysis Preview: Rebecca Skloot’s book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, chronicles th..
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Henrietta Lacks was a mother of five living in Baltimore. A poor woman from African-American descent, she died from a ruthlessly aggressive cancer at the age of 30 where a sample o..
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This groundbreaking book by the acclaimed Dorothy Roberts examines how the myth of biological concept of race—revived by purportedly cutting-edge science, race-specific drugs, ge..
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A Conspiracy of Cells presents the first full account of one of medical science's more bizarre and costly mistakes. On October 4, 1951, a young black woman named Henrietta Lacks di..
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Bestselling author Diane Chamberlain delivers a breakout book about a small southern town fifty years ago, and the darkest—and most hopeful—places in the human heart After losi..